Do you remember the story of Santa Clause and his reindeer, flying down from the North Pole to deliver presents through chimneys across the world on Christmas Eve? For homeowners everywhere, taking care of their chimneys is a must to ensure that mythical creatures can have a safe passage into your home and, even more […]
Ah, snow, that most beautiful and magical of winter wonders. It’s easy to get caught up in the glory of a freshly fallen blanket of white – until our beloved chimneys are at risk for major damage! Snow can cause costly problems for homeowners who don’t take the necessary precautions.
Everybody loves a cozy night by the fire, but sustained use of your chimney can quickly lead to potential safety issues if you aren’t careful. Fireplaces provide great warmth and ambiance in our homes, especially this season, so you must perform regular chimney winter inspections.
Do you feel like even with your lit fireplace, the room still feels a bit on the chilly side? If so, you might be suffering from what we here at creative masonry and chimney call “cold draft in chimney.” It’s not just an uncomfortable feeling – cold drafts can raise your energy bills and minimize […]